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suffering from super storm sandy, a volunteer army pitches in to help. our tony guida watches them at work. >> i'm astound by the response from new york. >> axelrod: challenges facing china's new leaders. bill whitaker shows us just how far the country has come in a single generation. and take a look at the latest muscle car. you won't believe whose muscle created it. priya clemens introduces us to the design team. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we are learning more tonight about the investigation that led to the abrupt resignation of c.i.a. chief and retired four-star general david petraeus. petraeus admitted to an affair and submitted his resignation to president obama, and now it turns out, it was the f.b.i. that discovered the relationship was with his biographer. homeland security correspondent bob orr is standing by in washington tonight. good evening, bob. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, david petraeus is one of america's most decorated and reveered generals. as head of the c.i.a., he was in charge of the
, in this environment, you know, with things like sandy going on and things would be for casting job growth and hiring people, but instead they're laying off people and yet a long list of companies on that and the reason is, they see a sour economy. >> why do they see a sour economy? >> government is growing bigger and stephan, about 24%, study after study has shown, as government takes over a bigger percentage of gdp, it surely will, faster than perceived or forecast at gdp growth, it crowd out private investor and growth period in the economy, slower growth means fewer jobs, that's why you see the list we had at the beginning and why the list ll grow longer as the weeks unfold. >> okay, tobin, the next four years, bigge government, what's it mean for the unemployment rate? >> well, brenda, you ow, that if bigger government meant for more employment, california and france would have the most vital economies in the world. i've been in a lot of different parts of the country speaking with small business people and you know, my conference of course, drew millions. the exciting one that they couldn't get
service predicts a loss of 1.4 million jobs next year. now the recovery efforts from sandy. tonight more than 166,000 customers in three states remain without power. nearly two weeks after the storm. the death toll rose by one today to 113. fema says it's approved more than $411 million in housing and other individual aid. mark strassmann is in brooklyn, new york where help is still needed. >> new york's veteran's day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy, at least in manhattan. >> i feel like i'm back in vietnam. >> but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsman to give him five free gallons. >> without the gas for this generator, you would be in trouble. >> i wouldn't be able to charge a cell phone. and the cell phone is your life line to the insurance companies and to other families who are trying to find out are you okay. >> and a cold night you wouldn't have heat. >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class gerrittsen beach community all the streets were flooded by sandy's storm
. almost two weeks after super storm sandy, more than 200,000 hopes and businesses remain without power in parts of new york and new jersey. and gasoline rationing remains the order of the day. in the wake of sandy and other recent weather events, many people are thinking anew about climate change and wondering, is it fact or fiction? man made or natural cycle? that's the question david pogue will be examining in our sunday morning cover story. >> reporter: these days it's easy to be confused about what is causing climate change. >> human activity. natural earth cycle. >> if you'reful you should be a skeptic. >> maybe it's human nature. we have to see calamities before we tack it seriously. >> reporter: after we pick up the pieces after hurricane sandy a quest to determine once and for allñr the scientific truth about global warming. on the sunday morning cover story. >> osgood: few would debate that dinner and show are a great combination for an enjoyable night out. so imagine how convenient it would be if they were combined. thew3 same people making the muc making the meal. no need t
home management here today. adt. always there. >>> hurricane sandy left a trail of destruction in its wake. it also left us with this statistic. three of the ten biggest floods in lower manhattan since 1900 have occurred in the last three years, and it's not just new york. freak weather seems to be here to stay all over the globe. on the one hand, the world needs to think about how to stop or reverse climate change, but in the meantime, we will have to figure out how to adapt to what is becoming a new normal. i'm joined by two distinguished experts. brian walsh, a senior writer for "time" magazine. he wrote a story on how to timeproof a city and jeff is the director of columbia university's earth institute. jeff, to what extent can we link climate change to hurricane sandy? what would be the fairest way to describe it? >> one thing we can start with is the ocean level has risen and the earn seaboard by almost a foot during the past century, and that means that storm surges are all the more extreme. the flooding was made worse by that and the sea level keeps rising and it keeps rising
raised the death toll from superstorm sandy to 116. they are standing watch to ward off luters. >>> for the latest on the resignation of david petraeus, members of congress are expressing concerns that matters of national security may have been compromised. they question the link that the fbi probed into the fernl affairs, which began with a complaint that his mistress was sending harassing e-mails to someone close to the general. >>> tens of thousands of people in the path of superstorm sandy still have no electricity as we have just reported. they are forced to put on layers of clothes just to battle the cold inside their own homes. but some residents are celebrating their first day with power back for the first time. susan candiotti is in the rockaways right now. are there any signs of improvement out there? >> reporter: there are some signs of improvement out there, but not on the street where i am. you see the apartment buildings behind me? the tallest one, there are 600 families. but in that one highest of the high-rise there is, there's a mother of two who is disabled wh
after that devastating superstorm sandy. >> what do we want? we want power? what do we want it? we want it now? >>> hundreds of people angry over the long wait to have power restored protested outside the long island utility company. more than 175,000 households in new jersey alone are still powerless. despite promises by governor chris christie that power would be back on by now. >> i can't get power, heat, garage pick up, nothing. >> utility officials say repair work is going as fast as possible. they say about 6400 linemen and 3700 tree trimmers are at work. compare that with the 200 linemen on a typical day. >>> in news of the world in sri lanka gun toting prisoners and commandos swept into the prison and regained control. today people marked malala day, mallalla yousufzai was shot last month and is making steady progress in a british hospital where she was airlifted for treatment after the that,. doctors say despite the bullet passion through her head and neck she is able to talk. they are still assessing the amount of brain damage she discover boulevard thereafter in britain a 1
. but no one on the plane was hurt. >>> sandy's impact still being felt almost two weeks after the storm tore through the east coast. system on long island say they're fed up and they've been in the dark long enough. >> we are cold and we are tired and we want our power now. >> hundreds stormed the power company's office monday demanding crews restore power. they say the remaining homes might not have power until tuesday. two congressmen from long island say they've requested federal aid to help power companies restore electricity. >>> the state of new jersey has filed charges against eight businesses for what it says is price gouging. seven gas stations are accused of hiking prices by as much as 59%. the state says one gas station charged customers $5.50 a gallon. a hotel is accused of raising room rates by more than 30%. new jersey has received more than 2,000 consumer complaints of price gouging since a state of emergency was declared almost two weeks ago. >>> this morning in decision 2012, the final votes are in from last week's presidential election. yesterday, florida, which was the fin
hard by hurricane sandy. for me, everything changed on october 29th. this is where governorment compassion matters. fema matters to the people of the eighth congressional district. creating, providing humanitarian relief. largely driven by government at all levels and certainly the federal government has been important and will continue to be important. >> one of the issues we have seen before, this is a process issue. if you indulge me, the way the filibuster mutated over the years. there's a push for filibuster reform. basically, you get a one day window to do anything with the filibuster where the rules are passed for the new term of congress. there's been more rumblings about filibuster reform. i'm curious where you are on this issue. is it something you want to see prioritized and pushed for or something you can take relief? >> i'm not a leader like the senator of new mexico. senators that weren't so certain have watched what's happened and they see a dysfunctional senate where there's what, one filibuster when lyndon johnson was a majority leader and '50s leading into 1960
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